Medal Groups to the Austin Family, one killed with the Royal Horse Artillery, the other with the 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade.
Gunner T.H. Austin, Royal Horse Artillery. 1914 Star named to 40055 Gunner T. Austin, Royal Horse Artillery. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 40055 Gunner T.H. Austin, Royal Artillery, Memorial Plaque named to Thomas Henry Austin. Killed on 24th February 1916 with ‘O’ Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. The son of Mr S.H. Austin, of 2 Woods New Cottages, Swanley Lane, Swanley, Kent.
Corporal E.W. Austin, 13th Brigade, Rifle Brigade. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal all named to S-1385 Corporal E.W. Austin, Rifle Brigade. Memorial Plaque named to Edward Walter Austin. Edward Walter Austin killed 5th October 1917, aged 23 whilst serving with 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. The son of Thomas Henry and Emmeline Austin of 2 New Road, Swanley Junction, he is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Originally given to us as medals to brothers, but with the CWGC information we have checked and listed here, it would appear that these are more likely to be father and son.